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One person killed, another seriously injuried in Lenoir County wreck
LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - One person was killed and another was seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash pinned a driver inside their vehicle, officials said. First responders were called out to the wreck along Grifton Hugo Road in Lenoir County around 6:45 p.m. Sunday, Hugo Volunteer Fire and
Police officer on leave after fatal shooting in Washington
WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A police officer has been placed on administrative leave following an officer-involved shooting Sunday afternoon, Washington Police Chief Stacy Drakeford said. The Washington Police Department conducted a traffic stop near the corner of Washington Street and West 11th Stree
NEW: Shooting in Kinston leaves one in critical condition
If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to call the Kinston Police Dept. at 252-939-3160, the TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020, or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.
Former Panthers receiver Rae Carruth released from prison after 17-year term
CLINTON, N.C. (WBTV) - After 17 years in prison, former Carolina Panthers wide-receiver Rae Carruth was released Monday around 8 a.m. from the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton. Carruth was convicted in 2001 of charges related to the murder of Cherica Adams, who was eight months pregnant w
Authorities investigating online threat against schools in Lenoir County
KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - The Lenoir County Sheriffs Office is investigating a report of school violence early Monday morning. According to deputies, the threat was posted on an internet site. The threat was reported to deputies and the FBI by a concerned person. Sheriff Ronnie Ingram, Chief Alonzo Jay
Customers leaves $10,000 tip at Sup Dogs
"This is once in a lifetime, I don't think anything like this will happen again," said Oliverio.
Zebulon man accused of decapitating mom in 2017 found not guilty by reason of insanity
LOUISBURG, N.C. (WNCN) - The Franklin County man charged with decapitating his mother in March 2017 was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Oliver Funes-Machado, 20, is accused of beheading his 35-year-old mother on March 7, 2017, then walking out of their home with her head in one hand and a bu
Suspects Connected To Saturday Shooting In Kinston - Goldsboro Daily News
The 18-year-old, Zyquan Lewis, has since been arrested for Possession of a Stolen Firearm. Lewis was held at the Lenoir County Detention Center under a $75,000 secured bond.
10 Fun Things to Do for a Weekend in Goldsboro NC
Goldsboro isn’t your average EasternNorth Carolinatown. It’s got a small-town feel but this place packs a punch in the arts, history, and food. And honestly, these are just the start of what you’ll find here. Sprinkle in annual events and some awesome outdoor fun you can discover here and around Way
Kinston holds vigil in wake of shootings over past week
KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - The city of Kinston held a vigil Thursday after seven shootings occurred over the past week. The "Kinston Community Call for Action Prayer Vigil" is in response to the violence, and it was held at the site of one of the shootings. On Wednesday, the Kinston mayor and police chi
Body found, police investigate
Reginald Williams, who was at the scene of the shooting later Friday morning, said that just after 2:30 a.m. he heard around four gunshots. Williams said that with the recent crime in the area, it makes him want to move back to Louisiana where he is from.
YouTube star leaves $10K tip to server at North Carolina restaurant
Sup Dogs restaurant in Greenville, N.C. (Google Maps) GREENVILLE, N.C. - A YouTube star left a $10,000 tip for a North Carolina server after he went to the restaurant and ordered two waters. The News & Observer reported that it happened Saturday at Sup Dogs restaurant in Greenville, a favorite spot
Man leaves $10,000 tip at Supdogs after ordering two waters
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - What would you do with $10-thousand dollars?! That's what the folks at Sup Dogs are trying to figure out right now. Someone came in, ordered two waters, left a $10-thousand dollar tip and left on Saturday. Needless to say, the waitress was shocked. "Good people are still
Moped driver killed after hit-and-run in Goldsboro
The driver of the Toyota, 40-year-old Lukumon Charles Rasaki, failed to stop and left the scene of the crash.
One suspect charged in Greenville shooting to appear in court
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A woman charged with accessory in a murder case will appear before a judge Monday morning, while her boyfriend, who is charged with murder, remains in the hospital. Greenville police say 19-year-old Seth Street was shot and killed on Saturday night in the parking lot of th
UPDATE: Greenville murder suspect was shot by deputy during arrest
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A Greenville murder suspect was shot by Beaufort County deputy during an arrest Saturday night. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office received information that Billy Grizzard III, 20, and Kellie Moseley, 30, were located in the Blounts Creek area of Beaufort County on Saturd
Two teens charged in Kinston shooting
KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - Two teenagers are facing charges in connection to a weekend shooting. Zyquan Lewis, 18, and Tajhmere Turnage, 16, were arrested in connection to a shooting that happened Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Waverly Avenue and Fairfield Avenue in Kinston. Police say Lewis
Airman charged after fatal hit-and-run in Goldsboro
A Seymour Johnson Air Force Base LRS airman has been charged after a fatal hit-and-run involving a moped on Saturday morning. It happened just before 3 a.m. at the intersection of Slocumb Street and Olivia Lane. Authorities say Terrence Walker entered the intersection on his Yamaha moped against a r
Steve Harvey wallet, wreaths, iPhone 4: What's on the NC police lost and found list? | News & Observer
A lost and found list posted by an eastern North Carolina police department included some items you might expect law enforcement to collect , but plenty you probably would not. The Kinston Police Department shared a three-page list of found property on Facebook, explaining that rightful owners shoul
PIT BULL PUPPY SNIFFS OUT FULLY LOADED GUN IN NORTH CAROLINA
Two Greenville, North Carolina police officers were dispatched to Rosemont Apartments where the puppy, named Ryder, had uncovered the weapon buried in the ground.